4500 Forbes Blvd, Suite 400, Lanham, Maryland 20706

Technical Assistance & Training

Customized Consultation

  • Bizzell advises on organzational development, fiscal management, quality assurance systems, management information systems, and perfomance outcome management.
  • We assist our client’s in improving clinical performance, increasing treatment accessibility and availability and strengthening community relations.
  • Bizzell develops diversity plans, and provides assistance in the implementation of diversity programs, diversity councils or affinity groups.


  • Bizzell assists in determining a program’s readiness for an accreditation survey
  • We collaborate with work plans identifying changes that need to be made and applicable timelines and assist with mock surveys by accreditation surveyors.
  • Bizzell develops a complete environmental assessment of program sites that have physical plant issues, to address health and safety concerns reflected in accreditation standards.


  • Bizzell assists with addressing Border State challenges and issues.
  • Collaborate  with State Provider Associations to facilitate accreditation related workshops
  • We assist with the revision and preparation of State regulations.

Technical Assistance

Technical assistance is only limited by your imagination. We offer a customized consultation to meet all of your program’s or state’s needs. Some of Bizzell’s expertise includes but are not limited to the following.

Program Readiness
Consultation on improving program quality using performance outcome measurement.

Work Plans
Identifying operational changes that need to be made in applicative timelines to help our clients achieve their goals.
Accreditation Survey Assistance
Review standards, policies, and procedures.
Guidelines, Standards, and Regulations
Assistance with interpreting treatment guidelines, accreditation standards, and applicable regulations to ensure our client's compliance.
Organizational Development
Consultation on all aspects of systematic change related to the improvement and sustainability of treatment services.

Performance Improvement
Consultation on improving clinical performance, increasing treatment accessibility and availability, and strengthening community relations

Training Offerings

Our training targets common behavioral health issues and healthcare which are based on frequently cited accreditation standards. Below is a sample of training Bizzell currently offers. CEU and CME may be available.

Effective Use of Medication Assisted Treatment (Pharmacotherapy) in an Opioid Dependent Population

Bizzell provides the clinical and administrative staff of opioid treatment programs (OTPs) with up-to-date information and guidance in the treatment of opioid use disorders, including the effective use of the currently approved medications, such as methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone.

Effective Strategies for Viral Hepatitis and HIV Care Management

Bizzell provides the clinical and administrative staff of opioid treatment programs (OTPs) with up-to-date information and guidance in the treatment of HIV care management and Viral Hepatitis care management, and its relevance to opioid use disorder. This workshop will focus on applying the participants with a better understanding of the importance of HIV and Viral Hepatitis care management in the treatment of opioid use disorder.

Effective Clinical Skills and Knowledge Competencies for individuals with opioid use disorder

Bizzell provides the clinical and administrative staff of opioid treatment programs (OTPs) with up-to-date information and guidance in using Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-Informed Care interventions in the therapeutic treatment of individuals with opioid use disorder

Community Engagement

Bizzell’s workshop on Community Engagement focuses on how medication-assisted treatment addresses drug use and overdose in this country and demonstrates how community engagement can enhance the overall effectiveness of MAT by reducing bias across the system of care.

Improving Cultural Competence in Substance Abuse Treatment

The goal of the one-day workshop is to provide mental and behavioral health staff and counselors with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to serve diverse clients, families, and communities.  The foundation for this training is SAMHSA’s TIP 59 Improving Cultural Competence.  This comprehensive guide was published in 2014 and is a free resource for healthcare professionals.

Strategic Human Resource Management

Bizzell provides public, private, and nonprofit behavioral health treatment programs with the knowledge and information required to recruit, retain, develop, and reward the staff required to that can develop and deliver the programs and services needed by people with opioid use disorders. This workshop will assist public, private, and nonprofit programs with established human resources departments, as well as those without formal HR function.

Peer Recovery Coaching

Bizzell provides certified peer recovery coaches with training about medication-assisted treatment and that prepares them for the MAT Peer Recovery Coaching Workshop.

Performance Improvement

This workshop provides participants with the knowledge, strategies, and skills to implement or revise their organizations’ performance improvement programs. The training includes performance improvement theory; discussion of best practices implementation of performance improvement programs; and interactive exercises showing practical applications of performance improvement processes, such as data collection and analysis, use of performance improvement.

Assessment and Treatment Planning

Bizzell’s workshop emphasizes the rationale for and the process of assessment and treatment planning, to provide internal and external audiences with a clear business case for assessment and treatment planning, and to develop a strategy to integrate assessment and treatment planning into the treatment process.

OTP Accreditation – “How to Achieve it and Maintain it”

This workshop is to provide opioid treatment program (OTP) staff with the knowledge, information, and processes to successfully meet the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s (CSAT’s) guidelines and accreditation standards of CARF, JCAHO, and COA.  The workshop also provides techniques that will enhance the ability of clinical and administrative staff to comply with accreditation standards.

Identifying and Evaluating Research and Best Practices

The purpose of the two-day workshop is to provide participants with information about the current state of evidence-based treatment in the field and the impact it can have on treatment outcomes.  The workshop also provides practical strategies, approaches, and resources that opioid treatment organizations can use to identify and use evidence-based practices with their patients.